Site Policy

Categorical Archives

Advanced - (5)
Beginner - (32)
Blog Matters - (1)
Chronicles of a New Shooter - (5)
Events - (3)
Gun and Product Reviews - (23)
Intermediate - (10)
Internet Resources - (5)
Legal Issues - (4)
Maintenance - (8)
On a budget - (6)
Purchasing - (9)
Safety - (6)
Technique - (7)
WECSOG - (6)

Monthly Archives

August 2007
January 2006
November 2005
August 2005
June 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003
October 2003
September 2003



Boone Country

Eric S. Raymond

Hell In A Hand Basket

Les Jones

Lay Lines



Smallest Minority

Stop the Bleating

Wince and Nod

Gun Links

Firearms Instruction
Armed Females of America
Assault Weapons Ban Sunset
Black Man with a Gun
Dave Kopel
Educate the USA
Firearm News
Garand Collectors Association
Grass Roots North Carolina
Gunnyragg's Forum
Gun Owners Alliance
John Ross
Law Library of Congress
Livefire with Larry Pratt of GOA
Message For AOL Users
Mike’s NRA High Power Competition Page
Rocky Mountain Gun Owners
Ron Paul Archives
2nd Amendment Coalition
Second Amendment Foundation
Stephen P. Halbrook
Tennessee Firearms Association
The Claremont Institute
The Colorado Freedom Report
The Gun Zone
The Liberty Belles
Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk
U.S.Code from Cornell


Getting Started more ways than one.

This is my first post to the Carnival. My apologies for being so tardy. I thought I'd begin at the beginning, though, for those of you who have not yet "come over to the Dark Side" and purchased your first gun. I thought I'd tell you how I came to be a gun owner.

. . . click here to read article
Range Report: Baby 9 MMs: Kel-Tec P11 vs. Glock 26

With more states switching to "shall issue" carry permits, more citizens are carrying concealed weapons. Consequently there are more small guns on the market, and in larger calibers. This week I look at two baby 9 mms.

. . . click here to read article
Tennessee Handgun Carry Permits, Part I

Last year I got my Tennessee handgun carry permit. Part 1 describes what the class was like, along with a discussion of some of the legal and moral issues involved in using deadly force.

. . . click here to read article
ClipDraw and Saf-T-Blok Review - Part 2 at the range

I reviewed the ClipDraw and Saf-T-Blok earlier here. This is a follow up to that post:

. . . click here to read article
Magazine Spring Maintenance

With respect to magazines, there are two schools of thought for the care of the springs.

. . . click here to read article
The 5 Main Firing Positions For Rifle

To get all you can out of using a rifle you must be familiar with the 5 main positions.

. . . click here to read article
How does one properly (re)holster a weapon?

In response to a question posted at Wince and Nod I responded here. What follows is an amplified version.

. . . click here to read article
Range Report: Two .40 calibers - SIG P229 and Glock 23

SIG P229This week it's Switzerland vs. Austria in the battle of the forties.

. . . click here to read article

It's the same in any hobby. People immerse themselves in it, find out everything that they can about every aspect, and soon it sounds like they're talking Greek to the novice.

. . . click here to read article